Venues Built to Compete. Just Like You.
Venues Built to Compete. Just Like You.
When you’re searching for just the right place to compete, the venue is the heart of the story. Just ask the more than 128 NCAA Division 1 tennis teams who flocked to Winston-Salem for a once-in-a-lifetime national championship tournament. Our state-of-the-art USTA facility was built with exactly this tournament in mind. And the story only gets better from there.
Boasting six years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industries, sports development manager, Paul Sheehan, works tirelessly to position Winston-Salem as a premier sports destination. Paul is chair of the North Carolina Sports Association (NCSA) and serves on the North Carolina Sports Leadership Council. Ask about our sports volunteer coordination services, on-site registration assistance, and more. You can view an overview of our services here. Score big in Winston-Salem on and off the field with our expertise!
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The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, one of the country’s most-prestigious professional cycling events, takes place each May in downtown Winston-Salem, with races kicking off in Bailey Park. Winston-Salem is a cycling-friendly community, and our Sports Sales team are happy to work with you to determine the right course, dependent on your individual needs. Bailey Park also hosts several running races throughout the year.
Situated in the heart of Winston-Salem’s vibrant downtown, the reinvented Benton Convention Center is one of central North Carolina's prime sports venues. The Benton now offers 150,000 sq. ft. of flexible competition space, following a recent 43,000 sq. ft. expansion. Its expansive open-air areas are perfect for martial arts, wrestling, fencing, gymnastics, cheer/dance competitions, sports meetings, and conventions all within walking distance to more than 100 local restaurants, retails shops, and 1,200 downtown hotel rooms. The Benton is conveniently connected to the newly renovated 319-room Winston-Salem Marriott and the 146-room Embassy Suites Winston-Salem via climate-controlled walkways.
The ever-popular Salem Lake Trail Runs challenge runners with several different distances. The annual Salem Lake 7 Miler and 30k takes place each September, and the Frosty 50k occurs each January. Winston-Salem is a running-friendly community, and our Sports Sales team are happy to work with you to determine the right course, dependent on your individual needs.
RISE Indoor Sports is a 123,000-square-foot indoor sports complex featuring eight high school regulation basketball courts, four turf training fields, and 12 regulation volleyball courts. The facility incorporates innovative technologies for streaming capabilities as well as three meeting rooms, a performance training center, a fitness center, and full-service concessions.
The Stevens Center, located in downtown, is a beautifully restored 1929 movie theater that serves as the performance center for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The Main Theatre has fixed seating for 1,380 and a 10th Floor Reception Hall with 2,500 square feet of meeting space.
The Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex & Education Buildings encompass a roughly 70-acre property minutes from downtown Winston-Salem. This multi-purpose complex boasts more than 55,000 square feet of flexible event space, perfect for hosting hockey, ice skating, cheerleading, martial arts, wrestling, gymnastics, and archery. The Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex is a 4,000-seat arena, and home to both the Carolina Thunderbirds, a minor league hockey team in the Federal Hockey League, and the Wake Forest University Men’s Hockey Team.
Truist Sports Park—formerly BB&T Sports Park—is one of the premier multi-purpose facilities in North Carolina offering 13 full-size fields (eleven with lighting) including four full-size turf fields, as well as a 1,400-seat stadium field. The park has hosted national soccer, lacrosse, and ultimate championships. There is also a 5,800 square foot field house on site.
One of Winston-Salem's premier events venue, formerly recognized as BaseballParks.com "Ballpark of the Year," and home of the Winston-Salem Dash, the Carolina League affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Truist Stadium is home to the minor league baseball team, The Dash and consists of: -5,500 stadium-style seats in ballpark
-16 luxury suites on the Club Level of the stadium
-Founders Club features 3500 sq. foot club/bar for all club members
-Three concession stands and more than 29 points of sale
-State-of-the-art LED scoreboard with video and animation capabilities
-200-ft. LED outfield wall with video and animation capabilities
Truist Field is a 31,500-seat stadium, home of Wake Forest University football. It is adjacent to LJVM Coliseum, home to the Wake Forest basketball team.
The Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex is named in honor of WW2 veteran, former Alderman, and Kernersville citizen, Ivey Redmon. This park opened in 2001 and currently consists of 103 acres. The Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex is home to the Kernersville Soccer Association, and hosts adult softball leagues, youth soccer leagues, high school, and collegiate Cross Country events!
JDL Fast Track has quickly become one of the premier indoor track and field facilities in the southeast and houses a 200-meter oval track with a Mondotrack FTX surface, the same surface used at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games and hosted the 2019 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships. Field event areas include two pole vault runways, two long/triple jump runways, one high jump apron and one throwing area. Teams also have access to a 100-meter warmup track and training room. Hospitality suites are also available.
The 64,000 square foot building boasts 8 climate controlled indirect lighted Mondo-Ten tennis courts, spectator seating for 300, fully operational locker rooms and a meeting area. The average daily court temperature of 69 degrees offers the perfect environment to enjoy a game of tennis with your friends year round. The Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Club was the recipient of the USTA Outstanding Facility Award. Year round tennis never had it so good.
Built in 2011 to serve as the home to the Wake Forest men's and women's tennis teams along with the ATP's Winston-Salem Open, the Wake Forest Tennis Center features 13 Laykold courts and is one of the finest collegiate complexes in the country.
A hub of activity for Wake Forest athletics and the campus community, Kentner Stadium primarily serves as the home of the three-time national champion Wake Forest field hockey team and the Demon Deacon men's and women's track and field teams. The stadium's track is also available for hosting outdoor track and field events. The facility seats nearly 4,000 spectators and includes amenities such as a pressbox, upper level viewing area, lights, a state-of-the art scoreboard and concessions. The field hockey pitch at Kentner Stadium is AstroTurf, which provides a fast and reliable playing surface. Kentner Stadium has hosted six ACC Field Hockey Tournaments (1992, 1993, 1999, 2004, 2010, 2016), two ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships (1995, 2006) and four...